Arthur John Otway

Arthur John Otway 1822-1912

Born: 08 Aug 1822 Edinburgh
Died: 08 Jun 1912 34 Eaton Square, London
Father:Robert Waller Otway
Mother:Clementina Holloway
Spouse:Henrietta Langham
Married: 13 Sep 1851
Children:Waller Angelo Otway, Henrietta Evelyn Marianne Otway, Phoebe Eleanora Otway
Occupation:Army Officer, Lawyer, M.P.
Updated: 24 Dec 2000


Arthur John, born in August 1822, married in 1851, a daughter of Sir James Langham, Bart. He entered the 51st Regiment in 1839, retiring in 1846. Barrister, Middle Temple 1850. Sir Arthur John Otway was M.P. for Stafford (1852-57), Chatham (1865-74) and Rochester (1878-85). Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs 1868-71, Chairman Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker of the Commons 1883-85. Succeeded his brother to baronetcy 1881. His only son died unmarried and the baronetcy becomes extinct. (see Appendix C for full details).

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